Days of Interest in September
|02||Victory Over Japan Day - On September 2, 1945, a formal surrender ceremony was held in Tokyo Bay aboard the USS Missouri. At the time, President Truman declared September 2 to be VJ Day.|
|05||Labor day - The first Labor Day was held celebrated in New York City on September 5, 1882 and was started by the Central Labor Union in New York City. In 1884, it was moved to the first Monday in September where it is celebrated today. Labor Day quickly became popular and one state after another voted it as a holiday. On June 28, 1894, the U.S. congress voted it a national holiday.|
|08||International Literacy day - The United Nations established International Literacy Day. The first celebration was on September 8, 1965.|
|10||Newspaper carrier day - On September 10, 1833, 10 year old Barney Flaherty became the first newspaper carrier. On October 6, 1982, Ronald Reagan wrote a brief message supporting this day.|
|13||National grandparents day - National Grandparent's Day originated in 1978. Then President Jimmy Carter declared it to be the first Sunday after Labor Day|
|16||American Legion Day - While the American Legion was formed in 1919, it wasn't until 2009 that this special day was created. On September 15, 2009, Congress proclaimed September 16 as American Legion Day.|
|17||Citizenship Day - On February 29, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill establishing Citizenship Day on September 17 of each year. The roots of this holiday go back to I Am an American Day, which was established in 1940 by Congress as the third Sunday in May. This day was moved and renamed to Citizenship Day to coincide with the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.
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|21||International Peace Day - International Peace Day was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 (resolution 36/67). It was first held on the third Tuesday of September, starting in 1982. Beginning in 2002, the UN General Assembly changed the date, setting September 21st as the date for yearly celebration.|
|22||National Business Woman's Day - Hilary A. Bufton Jr. and three Kansas City business women founded the American Business Women's Association(ABWA) on September 22, 1949. The first Business Women's Day was celebrated in 1982. In 1983 a joint Congressional resolution was passed, and signed by President Ronald Reagan proclaiming September 22 as Business Women's Day. President Ronald Reagan also issued Proclamation 5532 on American Business Women's Day, in 1986|
|25||Native American Day - This special holiday dates back to 1939. California Governor Culbert Olsen dedicated this day as American Indian Day. The state of Nevada soon followed suit. Over the years, the name and the date was changed. In 1968, then Governor Ronald Reagan made a resolution which was passed in the state Assembly declaring the fourth Friday in September as Native American Day. Nevada also made this an official holiday. Over the years, the popularity of this holiday grew and became popular across the country.
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|28||National Good Neighbor Day - In 2003, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution, sponsored by Montana Senator Max Baucus, making September 28, National Good Neighbor Day. Previously, this day was celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September.|
|29||While The Chief doesn't recognize this day, Crutch and The Goon will always celebrate National Coffee Day!|